FORA.tv Speaker - Matt Murphy
Matt Murphy, senior vice president, digital video distribution, is responsible for developing and executing the strategies to drive further distribution of the Disney and ESPN media networksâ€™ digital content across online and mobile platforms.
Murphy also oversees the sales, and pricing and packaging strategies to increase distribution of the companyâ€™s broadband, interactive and video-on-demand services with multichannel video programming distributors (MVPDâ€™s), including authenticated services. Murphy is based at ESPNâ€™s headquarters in Bristol, Conn.
Murphy has held various positions within the affiliate sales and marketing department at ESPN including vice president, alternative technology and new media sales, where he was responsible for ESPNâ€™s pay-per-view business and special-market affiliates. Prior to that, Murphy was director, northeast region, where he was responsible for corporate accounts including Time Warner Cable, Cablevision and Insight, as well systems within the New York City DMA. He joined ESPN as an account executive, eastern division, in March 1993.
Murphy earned a bachelor of arts degree in European history from Washington and Lee University.
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